May 19, 2014byLonesome Tofu Expressway Rambling Stringband
Cripple Creek, Whiskey Before Breakfast, I'm On My Way Back to the Old Home, Old Joe Clark, Mole in the Ground --- The Lonesome Tofu Expressway Rambling Stringband--Lonesome Tofu Expressway for short, Tofex for shorter--crowded around the mic at Tom Watson 's place in Kuzumaki, Iwate, Japan one cool May night in 2004 and came up with this. All for fun, of course. The band members include Daniel Conway on the guitar, Elizabeth Gordon on the fiddle, and Forrest Oliphant on the banjo and... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Folktunes for Learning, Oldtime, Bluegrass, Recorded in Kuzumaki, Ensemble, Album Release, Banjo,... Source: Shure SM57 (just one of 'em!) > Behringer UB802 tape out > PowerBook audio in > GarageBand > iTunes .aiff > Audacity mono .wav > Flac Frontend .flac
Misty version of a traditional Scottish folk song. Vocals: Lisa DeBenedictis favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: alternative, ethno, folk, celtic, vocals, lyrics, song, english, ballad, chill
About: The first recording in the Folktunes collection is Cripple Creek, played on the open-backed five-stringed banjo in the clawhammer style. How learned: Martha Owen taught me this tune in the Summer of 2000 at the John C. Campbell Folk School. It was the first song I ever learned on Banjo. Chord Progression: G - C G / - - D G :// G - - - / - - D G :// Topics: Folktunes for Learning, Oldtime, G Major, gDGBD, Recorded in Taneichi, Tune Release, Banjo,... Source: Shure SM57 -> Behringer UB802 -> Creative Extigy -> Audacity 1.2.0-pre4 @ 16/44.1 (mono) -> Flac Frontend 1.7.1
Traditional Celtic ballad Probably one of the most famous english folk songs, also known as 'Once I Had A Sweetheart', and has been a favourite of mine since I started guitar exercises in the 70s. However, the guitar is not dominating in this version; I tried to create a more common medieval atmosphere. Topics: ballad, traditional, vocals, lyrics, english, celtic, folk, ethno, violin, guitar, harpsichord,...